What’s happening today!
1 September, 2021, 6:00 am
Bula vinaka everyone.
We hope you’re all keeping well and staying safe with your families and loved ones in your respective bubbles, and practising every COVID-safety measure that have been advised.
Here is another edition of some basic information you may need to know and some virtual events as well that you and your family members may be interested in.
First up, your weather forecast for today:
- A weak trough of low pressure lies slow moving just to the northeast of the group
- Associated cloud and showers affects the eastern and northern parts of the country
- Forecast to midnight tomorrow: Cloudy periods with some showers over Vanua Levu, Taveuni, the eastern parts and interior of the larger islands [Viti Levu, Kadavu), Lau and Lomaiviti groups
- Elsewhere, fine apart from possible isolated afternoon or evening showers
- Cool nights
- Moderate to fresh southeasterly winds
- Moderate to rough seas.
COVID-19 daily press briefing
- In the event of any major developments, the Permanent Secretary of Health and Medical Services will hold a media conference. Otherwise we will issue updates through the Fijian Government Facebook page.
- Stay alert and monitor radio announcements and check the Government’s Facebook page to get the updated schedule of the mobile vaccination teams in your communities.
EFL Planned Power Shutdown
- Balevuto Rd, Ba- 9am-4pm
- Nasivi, Tavua – 9am-4pm
- Sigatoka – 8.30am-4.30pm
- Waidamudamu, Koronivia – 8am-5pm
- Viwawa, Navua – 8am-5pm
- Labasa – 8.30am-4.30pm
- Naduru, Kuku. Vusuya, Raralevu, Nausopri – 8am-5pm
- Viseisei and Vuda Point- 30am-4.30pm
Check out what’s trending on Netflix.
- The Empress Ki
- King of Boys: The Return of the King
- The Crowned Clown
- The Old Ways
- Really Love
- Nneka the Pretty Serpent
- Everything But a Man
- The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf
Health Ministry advice:
- People with severe COVID-19 are still dying at home, or are coming to a medical facility in the late stages of severe illness.
- Severe COVID-19 is a medical emergency, and a delay in receiving appropriate medical treatment reduces your chance of recovering from the disease. You are at higher risk of developing severe COVID-19 if you are over the age of 50 or have a non-communicable disease or chronic disease like diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, kidney disease, or if you are obese or pregnant.
- If you are at high risk of severe disease and have any symptoms of COVID-19 such as a cough, runny nose, fever, sore throat, body ache, headache, loss of taste/smell – please come to your nearest screening clinic to be checked and tested by our medical teams.
The severe symptoms of COVID-19, include the following: – Difficulty breathing; – Persistent pain or pressure in the chest; – Severe headache for a few days; – New confusion, inability to wake or stay awake; – Pale, gray, or blue-coloured skin, lips or nail beds.